Venezuela: Nicolas Maduro, Juan Guaido vie for military control
02 February 2019 | 5:41 am
President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido are competing for control of the military. Australia has become the most recent country to recognize the opposition leader as the country's interim president.
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FIFA President Gianni Infantino, who stands unopposed, should be elected for another four-year term at FIFA's 73rd congress in Rwanda on Thursday.
FRANCE 24 spoke to the former head of Saudi intelligence, Turki al-Faisal, following the announcement that Iran and Saudi Arabia have agreed to reestablish diplomatic relations.
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U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris arrived at Kotoka International Airport in Ghana on Sunday, the first stop of a three-nation tour of Africa. The visit is part of a diplomatic push by the Biden administration to deepen ties with the continent amid competition from China and Russia.
The Kenyan leader is on a visit to Germany and he called on China to encourage Putin to end the war in Urkaine. He also downplayed the anti-government protests rocking the East African nation as an opposition ploy.
Tsai Ing-wen's meeting with Kevin McCarthy on April 5 would be the first meeting between a US House speaker and a Taiwanese president on US soil. China has called the planned meeting a provocation.
Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen is making a stopover in the United States on her way to Central America. China has vowed to fight back if she meets any top US officials.
This week, former Taiwanese president Ma Ying-jeou was on a trip through China as a private citizen, at the same time that Taiwan's current president, Tsai Ing-wen, was in the United States. Tsai's unofficial visit sparked diplomatic anger from Beijing, which considers the self-ruled, democratic island as part of its territory. We take a closer look.
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